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- Bernan Press 2014; US$ 109.99
In light of the aging baby boomer population, concerns about the financial stability of Social Security, trends in disability, health care costs, and the supply of caregivers are all topics at the forefront of conversation. Aging in America focuses on this concern, and presents comparative data that speaks to the broader American population.... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 12.99
Before May 2011 the top demographics experts of the United Nations had suggested that world population would peak at 9.1 billion in 2100, and then fall to 8.5 billion people by 2150. In contrast, the 2011 revision suggested that 9.1 billion would be achieved much earlier, maybe by 2050 or before, and by 2100 there would be 10.1 billion of us. What's... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 100.00
The Irish have had a significant impact on America across three centuries, helping to shape politics, law, labor, war, literature, journalism, entertainment, business, sports, and science. This encyclopedia explores why the Irish came to America, where they settled, and how their distinctive Irish-American identity was formed. Well-known Irish Americans... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 39.95 US$ 31.96
We live in a world of big data: the amount of information collected on human behavior each day is staggering, and exponentially greater than at any time in the past. Additionally, powerful algorithms are capable of churning through seas of data to uncover patterns. Providing a simple and accessible introduction to data mining, Paul Attewell and David... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 39.99
This book aims to question, recalibrate and expand the field of rural social science by attending to the current debates in rural studies and feminist studies and by identifying possibilities for taking a rural view of feminisms and a feminist view of ruralities. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 14.09
Malthus' life's work on human population and its dependency on food production and the environment was highly controversial on publication in 1798. He predicted what is known as the Malthusian catastrophe, in which humans would disregard the limits of natural resources and the world would be plagued by famine and disease. He significantly influenced... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 89.00
According to the United Nations, the population of our planet reached 7 billion people in 2011. What areas of the world have the most people? What measures, if any, are in place to control the population? Why is Europe's population shrinking, while the rest of the world is growing? This eye-opening encyclopedia answers questions like these by examining... more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 47.00 US$ 39.95
In a global landscape, the representational practices through which inequalities gain meaning are central- both within and across national boundaries. Social Inequality & The Politics of Representation takes a fresh look at how inequalities of class, race, sexuality, gender, and nation are constructed in twenty countries on five continents. It offers... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 44.99
Allgemeine theoretische Probleme der Soziologie.- 1. Rolf Ziegler, Typologien und Klassifikationen.- 2. Walter L. Bühl, Theorie und Paratheorie.- 3. Hans-Ulrich Wehler, Geschichte und Soziologie. Möglichkeiten einer Konvergenz?.- 4. Kurt B. Mayer, Soziologie und Demographie.- 5. M. Rainer Lepsius, Gesellschaftsanalyse und Sinngebungszwang.- 6. Hans... more...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 44.99
ZUR ZWEITEN, ERWEITERTEN DEUTSCHEN AUSGABE Leopold. von Wiese war der erste, der die deutschen Soziologen mit der Sozio metrie bekannt machte. Er schrieb im ersten Heft der Kölner Zeitschrift fiir Sozio logie1 in humorvoller Weise: "Wohl das letzte Buch, das mich aus den Vereinigten Staaten kurz vor Beginn des Krieges erreichte, war Doktor Morenos:... more...